Update: Armed robbers strike food vendor again

Armed robbers have hit the same food vendor twice in the space of about 48 hours as the Al La Kebab store in George Town was held up late Saturday night, the Royal Cayman Islands Police confirmed. 

Police said the kebab stand on Lawrence Boulevard was robbed just before midnight Saturday. It was not immediately known what, if anything, was taken, but a suspect in the heist did brandish a shotgun. 

There were no reports of injuries or shots fired during the incident. 

RCIPS had a massive presence out on West Bay Road just after the robbery was reported. Lawrence Boulevard is a side street located between West Bay Road and the Esterley TIbbetts Highway at the southern end of the Seven Mile Beach tourist district. 

On Thursday night, two gun shots were fired during a robbery of an Al La Kebab food truck that was parked in Red Bay. 

That robbery also occurred just before midnight at the corner of Selkirk Drive and Shamrock Road. 

Police said two masked men took cash from the register and a handbag from a food truck employee before running away from the scene. 

No arrests were reported in either robbery incident. 

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